Daniel O'Donnell: "Everyone Should Be Equal"

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Irish legend Daniel O’Donnell has publicly come out in support of a Yes vote in the upcoming marriage referendum.


The 53 year-old Donegal singer told Ray D’arcy that he doesn’t think a win for the Yes side will affect straight couples, and that everyone should be treated equally.

“I think everyone should be equal,” he said on RTÉ Radio One. “I can’t see what a Yes vote is going to do against anybody.”

O’Donnell also spoke of his own upbringing, being raised by a singer mother. He said that he did not agree with the No camp’s arguement that every child needs a mother and a father.

He said, “I was brought up without a father. My father died before I knew the benefit of a father. It was just my mother.”

O’Donnell is a household name in the UK and Ireland, and has sold over 10million records to date.


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